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I have heaves and tie up, what do you have? (FYI this is for fun)

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  • #21
    I'm expensive, because I need corrective shoeing and my teeth floated at least every six months. I also need to be put on Adequan for mild arthritus, and am short-backed so I need custom cloths. I also colic every time I eat mexican food.
    "Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall." - Confucious
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    • #22
      I am pretty sound but I really should be turned out alone, since I don't get along with others.

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      • #23
        Oh my.....I am so glad my besty and I arn't the only ones that do this!! Only we don't do it on purpose!!! I nearly had a friend of ours clock me as when she was pregnant I asked her "When are you going to drop?" followed up by "Did you find out if it was a colt or filly?" where she stopped me and asked if I realized she wasn't a mare......

        As for me!

        Born with severe deviation of the left pasturn to the interior (as in turned alll the way around) and mild of the right; corrective shoeing needed the first several months - hey, never had to be told to keep my toes forward!

        Bad left stifle - I go fine if you bute me up though!

        and I tend to drink water too fast and get colicy if some one doesn't watch me...

        Oh, and I'm an Alpha Mare
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        • #24
          I'm checked in foal
          Dreaming in Color

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          • #25
            I have allergies and need my antihistamines daily. Allergies have slowly evolved into mild heaves. I am somewhat short strided and off in the right hind, though you have to look very carefully to see it. I came back from injury serviceably sound, but won't be going to the Olympics any time soon.

            I'm not breeding stock, would rather be a show mare than a broodmare. No interest in babies, would probably reject my "foal."

            BES
            Proudly owned by 2 chestnut mares
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            • #26
              I'm a little 'girthy'....

              and congrats drmgncolor!
              I'm checked in foal
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              • #27
                I have a fractured left fetlock. Surgery this week, followed by NWB lameness for 6 weeks.
                "People ask me 'will I remember them if I make it'. I ask them 'will you remember me if I don't?'"

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                • #28
                  I have Cushing's. Actually I have Grave's disease, but both myself and my barn's ancient pony are heat intolerant due to our respective thyroid issues, so my trainer refers to me as having Cushing's too.

                  And I'm definitely on restricted turnout - I live in the Jenny Craig paddock.

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                  • #29
                    I'm a recently spayed, easy keeping campaigner in need of a chiropractor

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                    • #30
                      I have an old seismoid fracture on the left front that flares up, arthritis in the hips and siatica that usually improves with a massage therapist. I was spayed years ago so no chance being in foal anymore!
                      Moving on doesn't mean you forget about things. It just means you have to accept what happended and continue living.

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                      • #31
                        I've had my SI joint injected! I'm quite difficult to shoe

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                        • #32
                          Oh, Lord, I'd never pass a vet check. Too many assorted lumps and bumps, it'd be hard to tell which leg I wasn't off on.

                          I stock up behind, lately, whenever it's hot. I am cowhocked (knock-kneed) and over at the knees (elbows don't straighten out all the way and lock).

                          I'm quite close-coupled, but of course while that increases weight-bearing capacity, it also limits flexibility sometimes. Very short neck, too. I'm guessing I have the equivalent of a very straight shoulder, too, because I've never had a lot of range of motion in my shoulders.
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                          • #33
                            I do best on a low-starch diet, need my antihistamines, and do best when turned out alone. I can play well in company when I've got a job to do, but otherwise would rather be left to my own devices.

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                            • #34
                              Hay

                              I have a hay belly and some lameness issues. I'm probably laminitic with all the sugars I eat. I stock up. I know I should be on gastro guard, ProCMC or one of those things. Maybe a "milkshake" would help me get more work done! And, I chew my nails so I am probably a cribber.
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                              • #35
                                I have a large number of stereotypies. As a foal, I weaved and cribbed. Now I just bite my hooves and grind my teeth.

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                                • #36
                                  Originally posted by Donnalynn View Post
                                  And with all my fractures, it's a given I'll not pass the PPE.
                                  Ditto that!

                                  As a result of fractures/bows, I have carpal instability and frequent inflammation in my left front. I occasionally tie up, but it's localized - usually happens in triceps, pecs, or shoulders (trapeziwhatever muscles). I can be occasionally marish... rare, but it does happen. And I'm a hard-keeper.
                                  Last edited by Aggie4Bar; Jun. 23, 2008, 06:03 PM.
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                                  • #37
                                    Originally posted by ybiaw View Post
                                    Can't wait for some smartass guy to come in here and say that he's been rubbing his tail and must need to have his sheath cleaned...
                                    Sue

                                    I'm not saying let's go kill all the stupid people...I'm just saying let's remove all the warning labels and let the problem sort itself out.

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                                    • #38
                                      I'm another that will never pass the PPE, however, I do have a pretty high pain tolerance. That said, I get my daily feed supplement, which is glucosamine/chondroiten to deal with whatever it is I've got developing in my left stifle, I get regular visits to the chiropractor, since my saddle tree obviously isn't wide enough, and just recently, after many years of no dental care (they didn't use NEARLY enough medicine to knock my sorry butt out and they hurt me), I'm pleased to say my teeth are perfectly floated.

                                      Sadly, I too, need to be turned out in the 'dry lot' rather than the grassy field, but I'm getting quite a bit of hill work that I'm sure is developing my topline.
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                                      • #39
                                        I think the vet needs to come out and euthanize me!

                                        Let's see, I've got:
                                        1. COPD
                                        2. Windpuffs (sprained and broken ankles)
                                        3. Arthritis in lower back and neck
                                        4. digestive problems with anywhere from loose stool to impaction
                                        5. Need corrective shoeing - I walk toe first and then heel! - most definitely NQR!!!
                                        6. Poor vision both far and near
                                        7. A pronounced broodmare belly or hay belly
                                        8. I was spayed in my 30's so no breeding potential at all.
                                        9. I'm too old to breed now anyway!
                                        10. Teeth need floating every 3 months and have periodontal disease...
                                        11. Get gas colic after eating sausage
                                        12. Front fetlock joint recently had cortisone shot - may need surgery.
                                        13. Hair changing color - going grey fast!

                                        See why I say euthanasia might be in store. Right now though I am a good pasture ornament....
                                        Sue

                                        I'm not saying let's go kill all the stupid people...I'm just saying let's remove all the warning labels and let the problem sort itself out.

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                                        • #40
                                          Originally posted by criss View Post
                                          Oh, Lord, I'd never pass a vet check. Too many assorted lumps and bumps, it'd be hard to tell which leg I wasn't off on.

                                          I stock up behind, lately, whenever it's hot. I am cowhocked (knock-kneed) and over at the knees (elbows don't straighten out all the way and lock).

                                          I'm quite close-coupled, but of course while that increases weight-bearing capacity, it also limits flexibility sometimes. Very short neck, too. I'm guessing I have the equivalent of a very straight shoulder, too, because I've never had a lot of range of motion in my shoulders.
                                          Actually the horse's knee is equivalent to our wrist - horse elbows are the equivalent to our elbows anatomicaly speaking .

                                          I would not pass a vet check either - weak ankles, bad hip, and a problem wrist/knee. Also in need of a chiropractor .

                                          Christa

                                          Who is also an easy keeper in need of a dry lot or grazing muzzle .

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